Philips 37PFL7342 User's Manual

FLAT TV
User Manual
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CONTENTS
Overview of television controls and
connectors..........................................................5
Side controls..................................................5
Using Active Control.......................................30
Turning off Active Control.........................30
Using Ambilight (certain models only).........31
Overview of remote control keys and
functions..............................................................6
Turning on Ambilight...................................31
Using the on-screen menus............................8
Adjusting brightness.....................................32
Searching and storing your channels
automatically......................................................9
Selecting Ambilight modes..........................32
Manual installation............................................10
Using Custom color.....................................34
Turning off Ambilight...................................31
Selecting Ambilight color............................33
Changing the Tuner Mode..........................10
Setting Ambilight balance............................35
Changing the TV System.............................11
Turning on Closed Captions..........................36
Fine Tuning your channels..........................12
Changing your picture format........................37
Naming your channels.....................................13
Storing your favorite channels.......................14
Using the Auto Sound and Auto Picture
features................................................................38
Adjusting your picture settings......................15
Using the Surf feature......................................39
Adjusting your sound settings........................16
Using the timer..................................................17
Setting the TV time......................................18
Adding channels to your Surf list..............39
Removing channels from Surf list..............39
Using the Source List.......................................40
Displaying the TV time................................18
Using your TV as a computer monitor........41
Setting the wake-up clock..........................19
Picture settings (VGA mode).....................41
Child-locking the TV . .....................................21
Enabling Child Lock......................................21
Disabling Child Lock....................................21
Controlling access to TV channels...............22
Accessing Parental Lock..............................22
Changing Access Code................................23
Locking channels...........................................24
Controlling access to TV programs.............25
Feature settings (VGA mode)....................41
Using your TV in High Definition
(HD) mode.........................................................42
Connecting the HD equipment.................42
Controlling the TV settings in
HD mode........................................................42
Using Mode Selection(Applicable to
480p and 720p only)....................................43
Using Native 1080 mode
(For 1080p TV models only)......................43
Using the movie rating lock
(for certain regions only)............................25
Troubleshooting................................................45
Using the TV Rating lock
(For certain regions only)...........................27
Specifications......................................................47
Turning off Blocking.....................................29
Blocking other programs............................29
Overview of television controls and connectors
Side controls
The side controls are on the left side or top
of the TV set.
1. VOLUME + / To increase volume level, press VOLUME
+, to decrease level, press VOLUME -.
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2. MENU
To display the on-screen menus or to
exit from the on-screen menus.
The CHANNEL + /- buttons can be
used to navigate the menu items.
The VOLUME + / - buttons can be used
to select the menu items.
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3
2
1
- CHANNEL +
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3
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3. CHANNEL + / To select the TV channel numbers upwards or downwards.
4. POWER .
To turn off or turn on the TV set.
5
Overview of remote control keys and functions
1. Standby button .
To switch the TV to standby mode if it
is already turned on. Or to turn on TV
when it is in standby mode.
1
2. SAP button
To select SAP, Stereo and forced Mono.
2
3
3. Pixel Plus Demo button
To turn on or turn off Pixel Plus Demo.
When turned on, a split-screen display
shows Pixel Plus active on one half and
Pixel Plus inactive on the other half.
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5
6
7
4. SURF button
To channel surf up to 8 channels.
8
5. Auto Sound button
To select factory pre-set Sound settings.
9
6. Incredible Surround button
To enable Incredible Surround in stereo
mode and Spatial in mono mode.
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11
12
7. Cursor buttons
To navigate and select menu items and
adjust indiividual settings
13
8. OK button
To select menu items or confirm selection.
9. Mute button
To turn up or turn down the sound level.
10.Volume buttons
To turn up or turn down the sound level.
11.Not applicable.
12.Numeric (0-9) buttons
To enter channel number, set time or
timer.
13.Exit / Status button
To exit on-screen menus.
Or to display information on the current
channel.
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Overview of remote control keys and functions
14.Picture Format button
To cycle through list of available picture
formats.
14
15.AV button
To display AV source list or to cycle
through list of AV sources by repeatedly
pressing button.
15
16
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16.Closed Captions button
To display current Closed Caption setting
or cycle through list by repeatedly pressing button.
18
17.Auto Picture button
To select factory pre-set Picture settings.
19
18.Program List button
To display the list of available channels
which you can scroll through using the
cursor buttons.
20
19.Menu button
To display the on-screen menus and exit
menus from the screen.
20.Channel buttons
To select the channel number upwards or
downwards.
21
21.Alternate Channel button
To display the last viewed channel and
the current channel.
NOTE:
The u button is used to select menu items
or confirm your selection.
You can also press the Æ button instead of
the u button. Either buttons will work in
the same context. For brevity, only the u
button will be mentioned in the User Manual.
7
Using the on-screen menus
Before using the on-screen menus, select
your menu language.
1. Press h button to display the on-screen
menus.
Main
Picture
Brightness
Sound
Features
Color
Install
Sharpness
Contrast
Color Temp
Contrast +
NR
2. Press ï button untill Install is
highlighted.
Main
Picture
Language
Sound
Features
Tuner Mode
Install
Manual
Auto Program
Name
Fav. Program
3. Press u button to select Language.
Install
The available languages for your TV will
be displayed on the right panel.
Language
English
Tuner Mode
Auto Program
Spanish
Portuguese
Manual
Name
Fav. Program
4. Press u button to highlight the first language or ï to select the other available
languages.
Install
5. Press u button to select the language.
Language
English
Tuner Mode
Auto Program
Spanish
Manual
Name
Fav. Program
6. Press h or EXIT button to exit the
on-screen menus.
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Portuguese
Searching and storing your channels automatically
When you are using the TV for the first time,
you will need to run the automatic or manual
searching of channels.
1. Press h button to display the on-screen
menus.
Main
2. Press ï button until Install is highlighted.
3. Press u button to select Install.
Picture
Language
Sound
Features
Tuner Mode
Install
Manual
Auto Program
Name
Fav. Program
4. Press ï button until Auto Program is
highlighted.
Install
Language
Tuner Mode
Press OK
to continue
Auto Program
Manual
Name
Fav. Program
5. Press u to start Auto Program.
Auto Program
Auto Program will start scanning for
channels automatically. When scanning
has completed, the progress bar display
will exit from the screen.
The first channel found will be displayed
on the screen.
6. Press h or EXIT button to exit the
on-screen menus.
TIP:
To cancel or interrupt auto searching, press
the h or EXIT button. Only channels that
were found before interruption will be
stored.
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Channel
14
TV
471 MHz
Manual installation
You can manually set the TV tuner and system as well as fine tune the channels.
Changing the Tuner Mode
If you have problems using Auto Program
to search for channels, you can manually set
the tuner system.
Main
1. Press h button to display the on-screen
menus.
Picture
Language
Sound
Features
Tuner Mode
Install
Manual
Auto Program
Name
Fav. Program
2. Press ï button until Install is highlighted.
3. Press u button to select Install.
4. Press ï button until Tuner Mode is
highlighted.
Install
Language
5. Press u button to select Tuner Mode.
Antenna
Auto Program
Cable
Manual
6. Press ï or Î button to select Auto,
Antenna or Cable.
Name
Fav. Program
7. Press u button to select the option.
8. Press h or EXIT button to exit the
on-screen menus.
Tuner Modes:
• Automatic: The TV will automatically
detect whether or not cable signal input
is present.
• Antenna: The TV will detect antenna
signals and will search for all antenna TV
channels available in your local area.
• Cable: The TV will detect cable signals
and will search for all cable TV channels
available in your local area.
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Auto
Tuner Mode
Manual installation
Changing the TV System
1. Press h button to display the on-screen
menus.
Main
2. Press ï button until Install is highlighted.
3. Press u button to select Install.
Picture
Language
Sound
Features
Tuner Mode
Install
Manual
Auto Program
Name
Fav. Program
4. Press ï button until Manual is
highlighted.
5. Press u button to select Manual.
Install
Language
System
Tuner Mode
Fine Tune
Auto Program
Manual
6. Press u button to select System.
Name
Fav. Program
7. Press ï or Î button to select Auto,
NTSC, PAL-M or PAL-N.
Manual
System
Auto
Fine Tune
NTSC
PAL-M
PAL-N
8. Press u button to select the option.
9. Press h or EXIT button to exit the
on-screen menus.
TV Systems:
• Automatic: The TV will automatically
detect the tuner system.
• NTSC: Used mainly in North America
and some South American countries.
• PAL-M: Used in Brazil.
• PAL-N: Used in Argentina, Uruguay and
Paraguay.
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Manual installation
Fine Tuning your channels
You can fine tune the channels after you have
searched them automatically by using the
Fine Tune feature.
Switch to the channel number that you want
to fine tune.
Main
1. Press h button to display the on-screen
menus.
Picture
Language
Sound
Features
Tuner Mode
2. Press ï button until Install is highlighted.
Install
Manual
Auto Program
Name
Fav. Program
3. Press u button to select Install.
4. Press ï button until Manual is highlighted.
Install
5. Press u button to select Manual.
Language
System
Tuner Mode
Fine Tune
Auto Program
Manual
Name
Fav. Program
6. Press ï button until Fine Tune is
highlighted.
Manual
System
Fine Tune
10
7. Press u button to select Fine Tune.
2
The Fine Tune level bar will be
displayed.
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8. Press ï or Î button to manually fine
tune the channel reception.
9. Press h or EXIT button to exit the
on-screen menus.
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Naming your channels
You can assign a short name for your
channels with the Name feature.
1. Press h button to display the on-screen
menus.
Main
2. Press ï button until Install is highlighted.
3. Press u button to select Install.
Picture
Language
Sound
Features
Tuner Mode
Install
Manual
Auto Program
Name
Fav. Program
4. Press ï button until Name is
highlighted.
5. Press u button to select the first channel
number on the list.
Install
6. Press u button to start naming the
channel number.
7. Press Æ button until a rectangular block
cursor appears next to the channel
number.
Language
002
Tuner Mode
003
Auto Program
004
Manual
005
Name
006
Fav. Program
007
008
009
8. Press ï or Î button to cycle through the
list (A-Z, 0-9) to select the characters or
numbers to use for the channel name.
Install
9. Press u button to move the cursor to
the second space and repeat step 7.
Language
002
Auto Store
003
Manual Store
004
Sort
005
Name
006
Fav. Program
007
008
009
You can use up to a combination of 5
characters or numbers for naming your
channels.
Install
10.Press u button to store the name to the
channel.
The channel number and name will be
displayed on the top left of the screen.
Language
002
DOCU
Tuner Mode
003
NEWS
Auto Program
004
MOVIE
Manual
005
SPOR
Name
006
Fav. Program
007
008
11.Press h or EXIT button to exit the
on-screen menus.
009
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Storing your favorite channels
The Favorite Program feature lets you
store only the channels you want on your
favorite list which you can access using the
remote control channel buttons.
1. Press h button to display the on-screen
menus.
Picture
Language
Tuner Mode
2. Press ï button until Install is highlighted.
Sound
Features
Install
Manual
Main
Auto Program
Name
3. Press u button to select Install.
Fav. Program
4. Press ï button until Fav. Program is
highlighted.
The list of channel numbers are displayed
on the right panel.
All channel numbers will have a tick ()
beside them to indicate as favorite channel by default.
Install
Language
002
Tuner Mode
003
Auto Program
004
Manual
005
Name
006
Fav. Program
007
5. Press u button to select the first channel
number on the list or ï button to move
down the list.
008
009
6. Press u button to remove the tick
or add the tick to the corresponding
number.
Only channel numbers with the tick will
be added to your favorite list. When you
use the Channel + / - buttons, you will
only have your favorite channels.
Install
Language
002
Tuner Mode
003
Auto Program
004
Manual
005
Name
006
Fav. Program
007
008
009
7. Press h or EXIT button to exit the
on-screen menus.
TIP:
To access channels not in the favorite list,
use the numeric (0-9) buttons.
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Adjusting your picture settings
The Picture sub-menu features let you
adjust the various picture settings.
Main
1. Press h button to display the on-screen
menus.
2. Press u button to select the Picture
sub-menu.
Picture
Brightness
Sound
Features
Color
Install
Sharpness
Contrast
Color Temp
Contrast +
NR
3. Press ï or Î button to highlight the
sub-menu items.
4. Press u button to select the Picture
sub-menu item.
Picture
Brightness
100
Color
Contrast
5. Press ï or Î button to adjust the settings of the sub-menu items.
Sharpness
53
Color Temp
Contrast +
0
NR
6. Press u button to select the Picture
sub-menu item.
7. Press ï or Î button to adjust the
settings of the sub-menu items.
Depending on which Picture item you
are adjusting, some items will have the
level indicator bar, some with discreet
settings such as Cool, Warm and
Normal, or On and Off.
Picture
Brightness
Cool
Color
Contrast
Normal
Warm
Sharpness
Color Temp
Contrast +
NR
8. Press h or EXIT button to exit the
on-screen menus.
Picture
Picture settings:
Brightness
Off
Color
On
• Brightness: Adjust how bright the
picture should be.
Contrast
• Color: Adjust the intensity of the colors.
Contrast +
Sharpness
Color Temp
NR
• Contrast: Adjust how light or dark the
tones should be.
• Sharpness: Adjust the detail level of the
picture.
• Contrast +: Enhances the contrast of
the picture.
• Color Temp: Set the color to Cool
(moreblue), Normal (balanced) or
Warm (more red).
• NR: Noise Reduction. Reduces picture
noise (random dots).
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Adjusting your sound settings
The Sound sub-menu features let you adjust
the various sound settings.
Main
1. Press h button to display the on-screen
menus.
Picture
Equalizer
Sound
Features
Balance
Install
Incr. Surround
2. Press ï button to highlight the Sound
sub-menu.
AVL
SAP
Forced Mono
3. Press u button to select the Sound
sub-menu.
Equalizer
4. Press ï or Î button to highlight the
sub-menu items.
120 HZ
200 HZ
50
500 HZ
1200 HZ
5. Press u button to select the Sound
sub-menu item.
0
3 KHZ
7500 HZ
K
12 KHZ
6. Press ï or Î button to adjust the settings of the sub-menu items.
Depending on which Sound item you are
adjusting, some items will have the level
indicator bar, some with discreet settings
such as Mono, Spatial, or On and Off.
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Sound
Equalizer
Off
Balance
AVL
On
Incr. Surround
7. Press h or EXIT button to exit the
on-screen menus.
SAP
Forced Mono
Sound settings:
• Equalizer: Adjust each individual frequency (tone).
Sound
• Balance: Adjust the left and right
speaker sound level.
Equalizer
Mono
Balance
AVL
Spatial
Incr. Surround
• AVL (Automatic Volume Leveler):
Control the sudden sound level increase
when changing channels or during
advertisement slots
SAP
Forced Mono
•
• Incr. Surround: Enhanced stereo effect.
Select Incredible Surround or Stereo
(when in stereo mode) or Mono or
Spatial (when in mono mode).
Forced Mono: Select Off to leave
broadcast signal as is. Or select On to
force the signal to mono.
NOTE:
• SAP (Secondary Audio Programming):
Activate to allow alternative languages or
commentary.
Stereo and Incredible Surround modes
can only be selected when the TV broadcast
is in stereo. You can also press the f
button to toggle the sound modes.
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Using the timer
The Timer sub-menu features let you set the
time and program the TV set to switch on or
off automatically.
Setting the sleeptimer
1. Press h button to display the on-screen
menus.
Main
2. Press ï button until Features is
highlighted.
Picture
Timer
Sound
Features
Child Lock
Install
Active Control
Parental Lock
Closed Caption
3. Press u button to select the Features.
4. Press u button to select Timer.
5. Press u button to select Sleep.
The right panel will display the sleep
timer settings: Off, 15, 30, 45, 60, 90, 120,
180 and 240 minutes.
Features
6. Press ï or Î button to select the
number of minutes remaining before the
TV set automatically switches to standby
mode.
Timer
Sleep
Child Lock
Parental Lock
Time
Active Control
Stop Time
Closed Caption
Channel
Start Time
Activate
Display
7. Press u button to confirm the setting.
Timer
8. Press h or EXIT button to exit the
on-screen menus.
TIP:
Sleep
Off
Time
Start Time
15
30
Stop Time
45
Channel
60
Activate
90
Display
120
180
You can check if the sleeptimer is enabled or
how much more time remaining by pressing
the STATUS button on the remote control.
The status will be displayed on the bottom
center of the screen.
To cancel sleeptimer, select Off in the Sleep
sub-menu.
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Using the timer
Setting the TV time
Main
Follow steps 1 to 4 from the section on
Setting the sleeptimer to access the
Timer sub-menu.
Picture
Timer
Sound
Features
Child Lock
Install
Active Control
Parental Lock
Closed Caption
1. Press u button to select the Timer
sub-menu.
2. Press ï button to highlight Time.
3. Press u button to select the Time
sub-menu.
Features
The entry fields --:-- will be displayed for
you to enter the time in HH:MM format.
Timer
Sleep
Child Lock
Parental Lock
Time
Active Control
Stop Time
Closed Caption
Channel
Start Time
Activate
Display
4. Use the numeric buttons (0-9) to enter
the time.
Example: 10:45
Timer
5. Press h or EXIT button to exit the
on-screen menus.
Sleep
14:25
Time
Start Time
Stop Time
Displaying the TV time
Channel
Activate
Display
You can display the TV time (which you have
set up) by pressing the STATUS button or
display it at all times by turning on Display.
Follow steps 1 to 4 from the section on
Setting the sleeptimer to access the
Timer sub-menu.
Timer
1. Press ï button to highlight the Display
sub-menu.
Sleep
2. Press u button to select Display.
Stop Time
Time
Start Time
Channel
Activate
3. Press ï or Î button to highlight On.
Display
4. Press u button to select On.
5. Press h or EXIT button to exit the
on-screen menus.
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Off
On
Using the timer
Setting the wake-up clock
You can use the Timer feature to program
the TV set to switch on and off at a specified
time and channel.
Follow steps 1 to 4 from the section on
Setting the sleeptimer to access the
Timer sub-menu.
Features
1. Press ï button to highlight Start Time
is highlighted.
Timer
Sleep
Child Lock
Parental Lock
Time
2. Press u button to select Start Time.
Active Control
Stop Time
Closed Caption
Channel
Start Time
Activate
The entry fields --:-- will be displayed for
you to enter the time in HH:MM format.
Display
3. Use the numeric buttons (0-9) to enter
the time.
Example: 20:00
Timer
Sleep
20:00
Time
Start Time
4. Press h or EXIT button to exit the
on-screen menus.
Stop Time
Channel
Activate
5. Press Í button to return to the Timer
sub-menu.
Display
6. Press ï button until Stop Time is
highlighted.
Timer
Sleep
7. Press u button to select Stop Time.
21:40
Time
Start Time
Stop Time
8. Use the numeric buttons (0-9) to enter
the time.
Example: 21:40
Channel
Activate
Display
9. Press Í button to return to the Timer
sub-menu.
Timer
10.Press ï button until Channel is
highlighted.
Sleep
Time
Start Time
Stop Time
11.Press h or EXIT button to exit the
on-screen menus.
Channel
Activate
Display
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2
Using the timer
12.Press ï or Î button to select the
channel number to be activated at the
specified time.
13.Press Í button to return to the Timer
sub-menu.
Timer
Sleep
Time
Start Time
14.Press ï button to highlight Activate.
Stop Time
Channel
15.Press u button to select Activate.
Activate
Display
16.Press ï or Î button to select Off, Once
or Daily.
17.Press u button to select the option.
18.Press h or EXIT button to exit the
on-screen menus.
19.Press . button on the remote control
to switch the TV to standby mode.
Activate settings:
• Off: To cancel wake-up clock.
• Once: To set wake-up clock to activate
once only.
• Daily: To set wake-up clock to activate
everyday at this time.
NOTE:
If the TV is still switched on after you have
set the wake-up clock, the channel will
switch to the specified number at Start
Time.
Once the TV has been switched off via the
POWER button of the TV controls, the
wake-up clock settings will be lost.
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Off
Once
Daily
Child-locking the TV
If you need to prevent children from
accessing the TV without adult supervision,
you can use the Child Lock feature.
Enabling Child Lock
Main
1. Press h button to display the on-screen
menus.
2. Press ï button until Features is
highlighted.
Picture
Timer
Sound
Features
Child Lock
Install
Active Control
Parental Lock
Closed Caption
3. Press u button to select Features.
4. Press ï button until Child Lock is
highlighted.
Features
Timer
5. Press u button to select Child Lock.
Child Lock
Off
On
Parental Lock
6. Press ï or Î button to highlight On.
Active Control
Closed Caption
7. Press u button to enable Child Lock.
8. Switch off the TV or put it on standby
mode.
NOTE:
Once Child Lock has been enabled, you will
not be able to access any TV channels with
the CHANNEL + / - buttons on the TV
panel or operate any of its buttons.
The TV will only display “Locked” on the
bottom center of the screen.
Keep the remote control away from children
to prevent them from using it to by-pass
Child Lock.
Features
Disabling Child Lock
Timer
Child Lock
Parental Lock
Repeat steps 1 to 5 from the sction on
Enabling Child Lock
Active Control
Closed Caption
1. Press ï or Î button to highlight Off.
2. Press u button to disable Child Lock.
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Off
On
Controlling access to TV channels
The Parental Lock feature lets you control
the type of TV programs that can be accessed with built-in program ratings based on
age and content.
Accessing Parental Lock
Before you can use the Parental Lock
features, you need to access it by entering
your Access Code.
Main
1. Press h button to display the on-screen
menus.
Picture
Timer
Sound
Features
Child Lock
Install
Active Control
Parental Lock
Closed Caption
2. Press ï button until Features is
highlighted.
Features
3. Press u button to select Features.
4. Press ï button until Parental Lock is
highlighted.
Timer
- - - -
Child Lock
Parental Lock
Access Code
Active Control
Closed Caption
5. Press u button to select Parental
Lock.
If you are using Parental Lock for the first
time, you must enter the factory default
code 0711.
Features
6. Enter 0711 using the numeric (0-9) buttons.
The system will display Incorrect.
Timer
* * * *
Child Lock
Parental Lock
Correct
Active Control
Closed Caption
7. Enter 0711 again.
You should see Correct displayed after
entering the code.
Parental Lock
NOTE:
Lock Channel
You may be prompted to change the access
code.
Lock All
005
Movie Rating
006
TV Rating
007
Block Options
008
Change Code
Clear All
Otherwise, you can continue to access the
Parental Lock features.
002
003
004
009
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Controlling access to TV channels
Changing Access Code
Parental Lock
Use your current access code to gain entry
to the Parental Lock sub-menu.
Lock Channel
1. Press ï button highlight Change Code.
Lock All
Change Code
Clear All
Movie Rating
TV Rating
2. Press u button to select Change Code.
Block Options
You will be prompted to enter your new
access code.
Parental Lock
3. Enter your new four-digit access code
with the numeric (0-9) buttons.
Lock Channel
Change Code
Clear All
New Code
Lock All
You will be prompted to confirm the new
access code.
Movie Rating
TV Rating
Block Options
4. Re-enter your new access code.
Once the system verifies your new code,
Confirmed will be displayed for a few
seconds.
Parental Lock
Lock Channel
Change Code
Clear All
* * * *
Confirm code
Lock All
Resetting the Access Code
Movie Rating
If you have forgotten the access code that
you had set before, you can reset the code
back to the factory default access code.
Block Options
TV Rating
Perform steps 1 to 7 from the section on
Accessing Parental Lock as if you were
accessing it for the first time.
Your access code will be reset to 0711.
Parental Lock
Lock Channel
* * * *
Change Code
Clear All
Confirmed
Lock All
Movie Rating
TV Rating
Display
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Controlling access to TV channels
Locking channels
Use your current access code to gain entry
to the Parental Lock sub-menu.
1. Press u button to select Lock
Channel.
The list of all the available channels will
be displayed on the right panel.
Parental Lock
Lock Channel
Change Code
Clear All
2. Press ï button until Parental Lock is
highlighted.
3. Press u button to select Parental
Lock.
If you are using Parental Lock for the first
time, you must enter the factory default
code 0711.
002
003
004
Lock All
005
Movie Rating
006
TV Rating
007
Block Options
008
009
Channel 2
Blocked By
Channel Blocking
Access Code : ----
Parental Lock
Lock Channel
Change Code
Clear All
Yes
Locked
Lock All
Movie Rating
TV Rating
Block Options
Parental Lock
Lock Channel
Change Code
Clear All
Lock All
Movie Rating
TV Rating
Block Options
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Yes
Cleared
Controlling access to TV programs
Using the movie rating lock
(for certain regions only)
Movie Rating:
You can control access to movies based on
their content as defined by the Motion
Picture Association of America (MPAA).
• PG: Some material may not be suitable for children.
• G: Suitable for all ages.
• PG-13: Some material may not be
suitable for children under 13 years
of age.
Your TV is equipped with a computer chip
(V-chip) which can block program content
based on their rating.
All the settings apply to the AV inputs except
the HDMI inputs.
• R: Material not suitable for children
under 17 years of age. Requires parental guidance.
Repeat the steps from the section on
Accessing Parental Lock to get into
the Parental Lock sub-menu.
• NC-17: Not auitable for children
under 17 years of age. Has excessive
violence, sex or offensive language.
1. Press ï button until Movie Rating is
highlighted.
• X: Not suitable for children under 17
years of age. Content is pornographic.
2. Press u button to select Movie Rating.
The list of movie rating labels will be
displayed on the right panel.
Main
3. Press ï or Î button to highlight your
choice of movie rating label.
Picture
Timer
Sound
Features
Child Lock
Install
Active Control
Parental Lock
Closed Caption
4. Press u button to enable the rating.
A tick () will appear beside the rating
label to indicate the rating lock has been
enabled.
The rating labels below the one you
select will also be enabled.
Parental Lock
5. Press Í button to return to the
Parental Lock sub-menu.
Lock Channel
G
Change Code
PG
Clear All
PG - 13
Lock All
R
Movie Rating
NC - 17
TV Rating
X
Blo Options
Block
Parental Lock
Lock Channel
G
Change Code
PG
Clear All
PG - 13
Lock All
R
Movie Rating
NC - 17
TV Rating
X
Blo Options
Block
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Controlling access to TV programs
6. Press ï button until Movie Rating is
highlighted.
Block Options
7. Press u button to select Block
Options.
Unrated
Off
No Rating
Blocking
On
8. Press ï or Î button to highlight On.
9. Press u button to enable Block
Options.
10.Press h or EXIT button to exit the
on-screen menus.
NOTE:
Your movies will be blocked if they fall under
the movie rating category that you enabled.
The screen will display a message to inform
you the program has been blocked by the
movie rating.
Programs remain locked even after the TV
has been switched off.
You can choose to enter the Parental Lock
access code which will allow you to view the
program.
Subsequently, all other locked programs will
be viewable.
Channel 2
Blocked By
PG - 13
Access Code : ----
TIP:
You can check which movie or TV rating
you enabled while viewing your programs by
pressing the STATUS button twice on the
remote control.
Movie Rating
TV Rating
G
TV - Y
PG
PG - 13
TV - Y7
TV - G
R
TV - PG
NC - 17
X
TV - 14
TV - MA
Unrated
No Rating
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Controlling access to TV programs
Using the TV Rating lock
(For certain regions only)
TV-Y: Suitable for all children. Programs
are not expected to frighten children.
You can control access to TV programs
based on their content as defined by your
broadcaster or program provider. Your TV
is equipped with a computer chip (V-chip)
which can block program content based on
their rating.
TV-Y7: For children 7 years or olderwho
can tell make-believe from reality. Some
mild fantasy violence or comedic violence.
Programs may frighten younger children
under 7 years of age.
TV-Y7 FV: Fantasy violence more
intense or combative than those in TV-Y7
category.
The TV ratings are based on age with
content-based sub ratings so you can decide
which category and content to apply for the
rating lock.
Age-based rating
Content-based rating
• TV-Y
None
• TV-Y7
FV (Fantasy violence)
• TV-G
None
• TV-PG
V (Violence)
S (Sex)
L (Strong Language)
D (Sexual dialog)
• TV-14
V (Violence)
S (Sex)
L (Strong Language)
D (Sexual dialog)
• TV-MA
V (Violence)
S (Sex)
L (Strong Language)
TV-G: Suitable for all children but not
designed specifically for children.
TV-PG: Parental guidance needed. Some
violence, strong language, sexual
situations or suggestive dialog. Parents
should watch these programs with their
children.
TV-14: Not suitable for children under
14 years of age. Content has violence,
strong language, sexual situations or
suggestive dialog.
TV-MA: For adult viewing. Not suitable
for chiildren under 17 years of age.
Main
Repeat the steps from the section on
Accessing Parental Lock to get into
the Parental Lock sub-menu.
Picture
Timer
Sound
Features
Child Lock
Install
Active Control
Parental Lock
Closed Caption
1. Press ï button until TV Rating is
highlighted.
2. Press u button to select TV Rating.
The list of TV rating labels will be
displayed on the right panel. These ratings
are based on age groups.
Parental Lock
3. Press ï or Î button to highlight your
choice of TV rating label.
Some of the age-based ratings have content-based sub ratings. Refer to the table
listing the age and content-based ratings.
Lock Channel
TV-Y
Change Code
Clear All
TV-Y7
Lock All
TV-PG
Movie Rating
TV-14
TV Rating
TV-MA
Blo Options
Block
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TV-G
Controlling access to TV programs
4. Press u button to select to select the
age-based rating.
TV Rating
5. Press ï or Î button to highlight Lock
All.
6. Press u button to enable Lock All.
TV-Y
Lock All
TV-Y7
TV-G
V
TV-PG
L
TV-14
D
S
TV-MA
A tick () will appear beside the rating
label to indicate the rating lock has been
enabled.
If content-based rating labels are present,
they will also be enabled (with a tick
beside them).
To enable one or more ontent-based
ratings, highlight only those and press the
u button.
TV Rating
TV-Y
Lock All
TV-Y7
TV-G
V
TV-PG
L
TV-14
D
S
TV-MA
7. Press Í button to return to the
Parental Lock sub-menu.
8. Press ï button until Block Options is
highlighted.
Block Options
9. Press u button to select Block
Options.
Unrated
Off
No Rating
Blocking
On
10.Press ï or Î button to highlight On.
11.Press u button to enable Block
Options.
12.Press h or EXIT button to exit the
on-screen menus.
NOTE:
Your programs will be blocked if they fall under the TV rating category that you enabled.
The screen will display a message to inform
you that the program has been blocked by
the TV rating.
Programs remain locked even after the TV
has been switched off.
You can choose to enter the Parental Lock
access code which will allow you to view the
program.
Subsequently, all other locked programs will
be viewable.
Channel 5
Blocked By
TV - 14
Access Code : ----
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Controlling access to TV programs
Turning off Blocking
You can temporarily disable Blocking even
after you have set the movie or TV rating
options. Select Off from the Block Options
sub-menu.
1. Press u button to select to select Block
Options.
Block Options
2. Press ï or Î button to highlight Off.
3. Press u button to enable Block
Options.
Unrated
Off
No Rating
Blocking
On
Blocking other programs
You can also block programs that are
unrated, such as documentaries, “director’s
cut” edition or programs that have no advisory data (No Rating).
Block Options
Repeat the steps from the section on
Accessing Parental Lock to get into
the Parental Lock sub-menu.
Unrated
Off
No Rating
On
Blocking
1. Press ï button until Block Options is
highlighted.
2. Press u button to select Block
Options.
Block Options
3. Press ï or Î button to highlight Unrated or No Rating.
Unrated
Off
No Rating
On
Blocking
4. Press u button to select Unrated or
No Rating.
5. Press u button to highlight On.
6. Press u button to enable Unrated or
No Rating.
Channel 5
Blocked By
No rating
Access Code : ----
NOTE:
Programs with no rating or unrated will be
blocked and the screen will display a message
to inform youthe program has been blocked
by the TV rating.
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Using Active Control
Active Control will automatically adjust the
picture settings continuously to provide the
best picture quality under any signal
conditions.
1. Press h button to display the on-screen
menus.
Main
2. Press ï button until Features is
highlighted.
3. Press u button to select Features.
Picture
Timer
Sound
Features
Child Lock
Install
Active Control
Parental Lock
Closed Caption
4. Press ï button until Active Control is
highlighted.
5. Press u button to select Active
Control.
Features
Timer
Off
6. Press ï or Î button to highlight On.
Child Lock
On
7. Press u button to enable Active
Control.
Active Control
Parental Lock
Closed Caption
8. Press h or EXIT button to exit the
on-screen menus.
Turning off Active Control
Repeat the steps 1 to 5 from the section
on Using Active Control.
Features
1. Press ï or Î button to highlight Off.
2. Press u button to highlight Off.
Timer
Off
Child Lock
Parental Lock
On
Active Control
Closed Caption
3. Press h or EXIT button to exit the
on-screen menus.
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Using Ambilight (certain models only)
The Ambilight feature lets you watch your
programs in a unique ambience by producing a soft, light glow from the sides of the
TV. Ambient lighting from the TV provides a
more relaxed viewing experience. The
Ambilight colors changes automatically to
match the TV images.
Turning on Ambilight
Main
1. Press h button to display the on-screen
menus.
Picture
Timer
Sound
Features
Child Lock
Install
2. Press ï button until Features is
highlighted.
Parental Lock
Active Control
Ambilight
Closed Caption
3. Press u button to select the Features.
4. Press ï button until Ambilight is
highlighted.
5. Press u button to select Ambilight.
6. Press ï or Î button to highlight On.
Features
Timer
Ambilight
Child Lock
Brightness
Parental Lock
Mode
Active Control
Ambilight
Color
Balance
Closed Caption
7. Press u button to turn on Ambilight.
8. Press h or EXIT button to exit the
on-screen menus.
Ambilight
Ambilight
Off
Brightness
On
Mode
Color
Balance
Turning off Ambilight
Repeat the steps 1 to 5 from the section
on Turning on Ambilight.
Ambilight
Ambilight
Off
1. Press ï or Î button to highlight Off.
Brightness
On
2. Press u button to turn off Ambilight.
Color
Balance
Mode
3. Press h or EXIT button to exit the
4. on-screen menus.
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Using Ambilight (certain models only)
Adjusting brightness
Repeat the steps 1 to 5 from the section
on Turning on Ambilight.
Features
Timer
Ambilight
1. Press ï button until Brightness is
highlighted.
Child Lock
Brightness
Parental Lock
Mode
Active Control
Ambilight
Color
2. Press u button to select the Brightness.
Closed Caption
Balance
3. Press ï or Î button to adjust the
ambient brightness level.
Ambilight
4. Press h or EXIT button to exit the
on-screen menus.
Ambilight
100
Brightness
Mode
Color
50
Balance
Selecting Ambilight modes
0
Repeat the steps 1 to 5 from the section
on Turning on Ambilight.
1. Press ï button until Mode is highlighted.
2. Press u button to select the Mode.
Ambilight
3. Press ï or Î button to highlight the
different modes available.
4. Press u button to select the mode.
5. Press h or EXIT button to exit the
on-screen menus.
Ambilight modes:
• Color: Produces constant lighting according to the settings in the Color
menu.
• Relaxed: Smoothens the rate of
brightness and color to give a more
relaxed viewing experience.
• Moderate: Uses the factory-defined
brightness and color settings.
• Dynamic: The rate of brightness and
color changes according to the picture
state.
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Ambilight
Color
Brightness
Relaxed
Mode
Moderate
Color
Balance
Dynamic
Using Ambilight (certain models only)
Selecting Ambilight color
Repeat the steps 1 to 5 from the section
on Turning on Ambilight.
Features
Timer
Ambilight
1. Press ï button until Color is highlighted.
Child Lock
Brightness
Parental Lock
Mode
2. Press u button to select the Color.
Active Control
Ambilight
Color
Balance
Closed Caption
3. Press ï or Î button to highlight the
color choices available.
4. Press u button to select your color
choice.
Ambilight
5. Press h or EXIT button to exit the
on-screen menus.
Ambilight colors:
Ambilight
Warm White
Brightness
Cool White
Mode
Blue
Color
Balance
Red
Green
Yellow
Magenta
• Warm white
Custom
• Cool white
• Blue
• Red
• Green
• Yellow
• Magenta
• Custom: To enable the Custom Color
settings menu. (See topic on Using
Custom color).
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Using Ambilight (certain models only)
Using Custom color
Repeat the steps 1 to 5 from the section
on Turning on Ambilight.
1. Press ï button until Color is highlighted.
Features
Timer
Ambilight
Child Lock
Brightness
Parental Lock
Mode
Active Control
Ambilight
Color
Balance
Closed Caption
2. Press u button to select the Color.
Ambilight
3. Press ï until Custom is highlighted.
4. Press u button to select Custom.
This will enable the Custom Color
menu.
Ambilight
Warm White
Brightness
Cool White
Mode
Blue
Color
Custom Color
Red
Balance
Green
Yellow
Magenta
Custom
5. Press Í button to highlight Color.
6. Press ï button to highlight Custom
Color.
Ambilight
Ambilight
Palette
Brightness
Saturation
Mode
7. Press ï or Î button to highlight Palette
or Saturation.
Color
Custom Color
Balance
8. Press u button to select Palette or
Saturation.
9. Press ï or Î button to adjust the settings.
Custom
Palette
Saturation
10.Press h or EXIT button to exit the
on-screen menus.
100
50
0
Ambilight Custom colors:
• Palette: Adjusts the general color of the
light output.
Custom
Palette
• Saturation: Adjusts the color intensity
of light output.
Saturation
100
50
0
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Using Ambilight (certain models only)
Setting Ambilight balance
The Balance menu lets you adjust the color
intensity of both sides fo the Ambilight light
sources.
Repeat the steps 1 to 5 from the section
on Turning on Ambilight.
Features
Timer
Ambilight
Child Lock
Brightness
Parental Lock
Mode
Active Control
Ambilight
Color
Balance
Closed Caption
1. Press ï button until Balance is
highlighted.
2. Press u button to select Balance.
3. Press ï or Î button to adjust the
Balance levels.
Ambilight
Ambilight
Brightness
Mode
4. Press h or EXIT button to exit the
on-screen menus.
100
Color
50
Balance
0
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Turning on Closed Captions
You can enable closed captions for your
programs if your broadcasting station provides caption service.
Closed captions (CC) are subtitles hidden
in the video signals which you can turn on
or off unlike the normal subtitles you see in
movies which cannot be turned off.
CC are subtitles for dialog and descriptions
(useful for the hearing-impaired).
1. Press h button to display the on-screen
menus.
Main
2. Press ï button until Features is
highlighted.
Picture
Timer
Sound
Features
Child Lock
Install
Active Control
Parental Lock
Closed Caption
3. Press u button to select Features.
4. Press ï button until Closed Caption is
highlighted.
5. Press u button to select Closed
Caption.
6. Press ï or Î button to highlight CC,
Off, CC1, CC2 or CC Mute.
Features
Timer
CC Off
Child Lock
CC1
Parental Lock
CC2
Active Control
CC Mute
Closed Caption
7. Press u button to select Closed
Caption option.
8. Press h or EXIT button to exit the
on-screen menus.
Closed Caption choices:
• CC Off: Turn off Closed captioning.
• CC1: Most channels transmit closed
captions in CC1 mode. Closed captions
can be in Spanish, Portuguese or English.
• CC2: Broadcasters may transmit closed
captions in CC2 mode. CC2 is rarely
used.
• CC Mute: Closed captions in CC1
mode will be displayed only when the
sound is turned off via the Mute button.
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Changing your picture format
The pictures you get on your TV may be
in the widescreen (16:9) or standard (4:3)
format depending on your broadcast stations.
You can select various screen formats to suit
the type of programs you watch.
4:3
1. Press the ë button repeatedly to cycle
through the available picture formats.
16 : 9
(Widescreen)
Picture Formats:
• 4:3: Entire picture is reproduced on the
screen with black bands on the left and
right of the screen.
Superzoom
• 16:9: The picture is displayed in its
original proportions as transmitted.
• Superzoom: Removes black bands on
the sides of the screen of 4:3 format
programs with minimal distortion.
Subtitle
Zoom
• Subtitle Zoom: The 4:3 format program is displayed on the entire screen
leaving the subtitles area visible. Some of
the top of the picture is cropped off.
Movie Expand
14 : 9
• Movie Expand 14:9: The picture is
enlarged to fit horizontally with black
bands visible at the sides of the screen.
• Movie Expand 16:9: The picture is
enlarged to fill up the screen and eliminate the top and bottom black bands.
Some of the top and bottom of the
picture is cropped off.
Movie Expand
16 : 9
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Using the Auto Sound and Auto Picture features
Your TV comes with pre-set Auto Sound
and Auto Picture settings to match
different listening environment.
1. Press the Ú button repeatedly to cycle
through the available sound settings.
MOVIES
The sound setting type will be displayed
at the bottom center of the screen.
Auto Sound settings:
MUSIC
• Movies: Gives you the sensation of being
in the middle of the action.
VOICE
• Music: Low tones to emphasize music.
PERSONAL
• Voice: High tones to emphasize dialog.
• Personal: Your own sound settings can
be stored here. you can only change the
settings for Personal.
1. Press the ≈ button repeatedly to cycle
through the available sound settings.
The picture setting type will be displayed
at the bottom center of the screen.
RICH
Auto Picture settings:
• Rich: Brilliant and sharp pictures for
bright environment.
NATURAL
• Natural: Suitable for living room
conditions.
SOFT
• Soft: Suitable for poor signals and living
room conditions.
MULTIMEDIA
PERSONAL
• Multimedia: Optimal settings for
graphical media.
• Personal: Your own picture settings can
be stored here. You can only change the
settings for Personal.
NOTE:
If you change any picture settings in the
Picture or Sound sub-menus, your previous Personal setting will be overwritten
with the current changes you made.
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Using the Surf feature
You can store up to 8 of your favorite
channels in the Surf list.
You will be able to surf your channels by
displaying the Surf list at the press of a button and using the cursor button to scroll the
list of programs.
Surf
Adding channels to your Surf list
002
1. Press the numeric (0-9) buttons or
Channel + / - buttons to switch to your
favorite channel.
2. Press the SURF button to display the
Surf list.
You should only see one channel number
on the list. This is the same channel
number you are on.
Surf
002
003
3. Press u button to select to add the
channel to the Surf list.
You should see a tick () beside the
channel number to indicate that it has
been stored in the Surf list.
Repeat steps 1 to 3 to add more channels
to the Surf list.
Surf
002
003
Removing channels from Surf list
1. Press the SURF button to display the
Surf list.
2. Press ï or Î button to highlight the
channel number you want to remove.
3. Press u button to remove the channel
from the Surf list.
The channel number will be deleted from
the list.
Repeat steps 2 to 3 to remov more
channels while the Surf list is still displayed.
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Using the Source List
Your TV is equipped with several audio and
video connection jacks for you to connect to
devices such as DVD players and recorders, Home Theater systems, High-Definition
devices and many more.
The Source List lets you select the audio and
video source that your device is connected
to.
Source List
TV
AV
SIDE
1. Press the AV button to display the audio
and video source list.
CVI 1
CVI 2
VGA
HDMI 1
2. Press ï or Î button to highlight your AV
source.
HDMI 2
3. Press u button to select your AV
source.
You should see the channel corresponding to the AV source where your device
is connected to.
Audio / Video sources:
• TV: Normal TV broadcast via the 75
ohm antenna connector.
• AV: Composite video and audio output.
• SIDE: Headphone jack, Composite video
and audio, and S-Video input.
• CVI 1: Component video (Y Pb Pr) with
Component audio input.
• CVI 2: Component video (Y Pb Pr) with
Component audio input.
• VGA: Video Graphics Array with audio
input.
• HDMI 1: High Definition Multimedia
Interface input.
• HDMI 2: High Definition Multimedia
Interface input.
Refer to Quick Start Guide for connection
instructions.
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Using your TV as a computer monitor
Your TV is equipped with a VGA port for
you to use as a computer monitor.
NOTE:
Refer to the Quick Start Guide for connecting the computer to your TV.
Connect your computer to the TV via the
VGA cable (not supplied).
Source List
TV
1. Press the AV button to display the audio
and video source list.
AV
SIDE
CVI 1
CVI 2
VGA
2. Press ï or Î button until VGA is
highlighted.
HDMI 1
HDMI 2
3. Press u button to select VGA.
You should see your computer display on
the TV screen.
Most of the Picture and Sound settings are
the same as those in the TV mode.
Picture settings (VGA mode)
• Horizontal: To adjust the picture to the
left or right.
Main
• Vertical: To adjust the picture upwards
or downwards.
Picture
Brightness
Sound
Features
Color
Install
Sharpness
Contrast
Horizontal
Vertical
Color Temp
Feature settings (VGA mode)
Contrast +
• Phase / Clock: To fine tune so that your
TV and computer’s display settings match.
Main
• Auto Adjust: To synchronize the TV
and computer’s Phase/Clock rate automatically.
Picture
Timer
Sound
Child Lock
Features
Parental Lock
Install
Closed Caption
Phase
• Reset: To override with the factory
default settings.
Clock
Auto Adjust
Reset
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Using your TV in High Definition (HD) mode
The High Definition (HD) mode lets you
enjoy clearer and sharper pictures if you are
using HD equipment that can produce high
definition video signals.
Source List
TV
AV
SIDE
CVI 1
CVI 2
VGA
Connecting the HD equipment
HDMI 1
HDMI 2
1. Connect the HDMI or DVI output from
your HD equipment to the HDMI 1 or
HDMI 2 socket of the TV.
Use a DVI-to-HDMI cable if DVI output is
connected.
Picture sub-menu
• The Picture sub-menu options are:
Brightness, Color, Contrast,
Sharpness, Color Temp., Contrast+,
Horizontal Shift and Vertical Shift.
2. Connect the audio cable to the L / R
audio jacks (AV) of the TV if you are using DVI output from your HD equipment
to connect to the TV.
• All the options work the same way as the
ones in the TV Picture sub-menu except
for Horizontal Shift and Vertical
Shift.
3. Press the AV button to display the
Source List and the Î or ï button to
select HDMI 1 or HDMI 2.
• Horizontal Shift option lets you adjust
the horizontal position of the image.
4. Press the u button to switch to the
selected source.
• Vertical Shift option lets you adjust the
vertical position of the image.
Controlling the TV settings in HD
mode
Sound sub-menu
1. Press the h button to display the onscreen menus.
• The Sound sub-menu options are
Equalizer, Balance, AVL and Incr.
Surround. All the options work the
same way as the ones in the TV Sound
sub-menu.
2. Press the Î or ï button to select
Picture, Sound or Features and press
u to select the items in the sub-menu.
3. Press the Î or ï button to highlight the
settings and the Í or Æ button to adjust
the settings.
Features sub-menu
• The Features sub-menu options are
Timer, Child Lock, Parental Lock
and Active Control. All the options
work the same way as the ones in the TV
Features sub-menu except for Mode
Selection.
4. Press the Í button to return to the
previous menu.
5. Press h or EXIT button to exit the
on-screen menus.
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Using your TV in High Definition (HD) mode
Using Mode Selection
(Applicable to 480p and 720p only)
Features
When you connect HD equipment via HDMI
supporting resolutions of 480p or 720p, the
Mode Selection options will be available in
the Features sub-menu.
You can select PC or HD mode.
Timer
PC
Child Lock
Parental Lock
HD
Mode Selection
Active Control
Closed Caption
1. Press the h button to display the onscreen menus.
2. Press ï button until Features is highlighted.
3. Press u button to select Features.
4. Press ï button until Mode Selection is
highlighted.
5. Press u button to select Mode
Selection.
6. Press ï or Î button to select PC or
HD modes.
7. Press h or EXIT button to exit the
on-screen menus.
Using Native 1080 mode
(For 1080p TV models only)
When you connect HD equipment via HDMI
or Y Pb Pr supporting resolution of 1080p,
the Native 1080 option in the Display submenu will be available.
You can watch the original HD format which
is the true resolution from the input signals.
Features
1. Press the h button to display the onscreen menus.
Timer
Child Lock
Parental Lock
Active Control
2. Press ï button until Features is highlighted.
Closed Caption
Display
3. Press u button to select Features.
4. Press ï button until Display is highlighted.
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native 1080
Using your TV in High Definition (HD) mode
5. Press u button to select Display.
Display
6. Press ï or Î button to select Off or On.
Off
native 1080
On
Select On to watch your programs in the
original HD format (1080p).
7. Press h or EXIT button to exit the
on-screen menus.
Note:
Non 1080p models
Your Philips TV is HDMI compliant. If you do
not get a good picture, it is not a defect of
your TV set.
Please change the video format on your
device (DVD player, cable set top box, etc)
to a standard format.
For example, you should select 480p, 576p,
720p, 1080i or 1080p for DVD players.
HD format
480p
SD format
576p
480i
720p
1080i
576i
1080p models
HD
format
SD
format
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480p
576p
480i
720p
1080p
576i
1080i
Troubleshooting
NOTE:
Before calling Service, refer to the troubleshooting topic for a list of symptoms and solutions
which may address your problem.
Symptoms
Possible solutions
No display on
screen
• Check whether power cord is properly connected into the mains
socket and to your TV. If there is still no power, disconnect plug and
wait for 60 seconds and re-insert plug. Switch on TV again.
• Press the . on the remote control.
Poor reception
• Check antenna connection to the TV and to the wall antenna socket.
(“snowy” picture) • Try manually adjusting your picture.
• Check that you have chosen the correct TV system.
• Press the STATUS button to check the signal strength.
No picture
• Verify that the supplied cables are connected properly (Example:
Aerial cable to TV, power cables to mains plug).
• Verify that you have selected the correct AV source.
• Verify that Child Lock has been disabled.
No sound on
certain channels
• Check whether the correct TV system is selected.
No sound
• Verify that the volume is not set at minimum.
• Check that the Mute is not enabled.
• Check the connections between the optional equipment and the TV
are correctly connected.
Sound
interference
• Try switching off any electrical appliances to prevent interference.
Examples: hairdryer, vacuum cleaner
Picture
interference
• Try switching off any electrical appliances to prevent interference.
TV not responding to remote
control
• Move closer to the receiver at the front of the TV.
Tiny spots on the
screen that do
not change color
• This symptom is not a problem. The liquid crystal panel is built with
very high precision technology giving you the fine picture details.
Occasionally, a few non-active pixels may appear on the screen as a
fixed point of red, blue, green or black. Note : this does not affect
the performance of the set.
• Move any operating electrical appliances such as haridryers, vacuum
cleaner away from the TV set.
• Check that batteries are correctly installed on the remote control.
• Replace batteries if necessary
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Troubleshooting
Symptoms
Possible solutions
Intermittent
flickering when in
HD mode
• Picture noise is noticeable if the connected digital equipment such
as DVD player or Set-Top box fail. Check the user manual of the
digital equipment you are connecting.
• Use a standard-compliant (high-quality) HDMI cable.
No sound or
picture but front
panel red light
is lit
• Press the . on the remote control.
VGA mode does
not work
• Check VGA cable is connected securely. Verify that the correct AV
source is selected.
• Press the button to display the source list and select the correct
one.
• Check whether you have configured the computer to a compatible
display resolution.
• Check the graphics card setting of the computer.
In S-Video mode,
the colour becomes faint
• Check whether S-Video cable is connected securely.
Black bar on top
and bottom of
screen in VGA
mode
• Change PC refresh rate to 60 Hz.
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Specifications
26PFL5322
TV System
32PFL5332
37PFL5332
42PFL5332
32PFL7342
37PFL7342
42PFL7342
42PFL5432
52PFL5432
Auto, PAL-M, PAL-N; NTSC / PAL (Playback)
Power
Mains
100-250 V, 50-60 Hz
Standby consumption
<1W
Display
Type
LCD WXGA Active matrix TFT
Screen size
26” (66 cm)
32” (80 cm)
37” (94 cm)
42” (107
cm)
37” (94 cm)
Resolution
Computer formats: 640 x 480, 60, 67, 72, 75Hz, 800 x 600, 56, 60, 72,
75Hz, 1024 x 768, 60, 70, 75Hz, 1280 x 768, 60Hz
Video Formats: 640 x 480i, 640 x 480p, 720 x 576i, 720 x 576p, 1280 x
720p, 1920 x 1080i
Video
Formats:
1920 x
1080p
Sound
Output power
2 x 10 W
Connectivity
AV
CVBS In, Audio L/R In, S-Video In
CVI 1
Y Pb Pr, Audio L/R In
CVI 2
Y Pb Pr, Audio L/R In
HDMI 1


HDMI 2


PC
AV Out
SIDE






PC VGA In, PC Audio In
CVBS Out, Audio L/R Out
CVBS In, Audio L/R In, S-Video In, Headphone Out
Antenna
75 Ohm, F-type
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Specifications
26PFL5322
Accessories
32PFL5332
37PFL5332
42PFL5332
32PFL7342
37PFL7342
42PFL7342
42PFL5432
52PFL5432
Power cord, Quick Start Guide, User Manual, Table-top stand, Remote
control, AAA batteries x2
Dimensions
Set weight
11.2 kg
14.2 kg
23 kg
26.5 kg
Set weight with stand
14.4 kg
17 kg
30 kg
33.5 kg
Set dimensions
697.5 x
494.8 x
246.8
805 x 546.5
x 210
934 x 625.6
x 264.5
1046 x 686
x 264.5
934 x 625.6
x 264.5
697.5 x 542
x 246.8
805 x 609 x
210
935 x 688.2
x 264.5
1048 x
748.6 x
264.6
935 x 688.2
x 264.5
(W x H x D) mm
Set dimensions with
stand (Wx H x D) mm
Specifications subject to change without notice.
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